9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Pyhatunturi
— 1 day
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
3
Kemi
— 1 night
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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day
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Pyhatunturi trip planning tool.

Mumbai, India to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Pyhatunturi is minus 3.5 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in September, things will get much colder in Pyhatunturi: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 22nd (Sun), catch all the local highlights with Feelapland, thensee Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, thenidentify plant and animal life at Napapiirin Porofarmi, thenlook for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and finally Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi sightseeing planner.

Getting from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2 hours. September in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 24th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Kemi Church, thenstop by Sampo Icebreaker, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kemi day trip planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Kemi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Kemi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio Church
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Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery) ©
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Kemi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Kemi in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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